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The Iran-Contra scandal was an important political event of the 1980's. What were his/her opinions on the subject? Who did he/she think was responsible? To relate his/her views, select this Topic.
Do you wish to write about his/her feelings on the Iran-Contra scandal of 1986?
- What were the effects of the scandal on him? Did this change his/her views of the U.S. Government and Congress? In what ways? Did he/she lose trust or faith in President Reagan or Congress?
- Was he/she interested in the scandal or not? Did he/she spend time watching the trials or reading about them? What did he/she think about Oliver North? Did he/she support what he/she did?
- President Reagan indicated that his/her main goals had been to bring an end to the Iran-Iraq War and to gain the release of American hostages. Reagan said, "These are the cases that justify taking risks." Did he/she agree with this statement? Why or why not?
- Who did he/she think was actually involved in the scandal? Was Oliver North the only person involved or was he/she a scapegoat for others?